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Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google Play Store letting developers issue 500 free promo codes per quarter for paid apps and in-app purchases   —  Google Is Finally Rolling Out App Promo Codes In The Play Store  —  For years, many of us have been bemoaning the lack of promo codes for Android apps.
Jan 15, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 With Cortana Integration Is Rolling Out To The OnePlus One   —  Cyanogen Inc is rolling out Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 for the OnePlus One today, and it's not just any update.  This is the first version of Cyanogen OS with support for Microsoft Cortana baked right in.
Jan 5, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Casio's Android Wear watch is drop and shock resistant, will have up to a month of battery life, coming April for about $500   —  Casio's First Android Wear Watch Will Be Ruggedized And Have Up To A Month Of Battery Life  —  Most of the Android Wear devices out there are similar takes on the same use case …
Jan 5, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
MapQuest Updated To v3.0 With Improved Maps, Multi-Stop Route Optimizations, And More   —  Okay, MapQuest still exists.  I know, now that I've completely blown your mind, I can also tell you the MapQuest Android app has been updated to v3.0, and there are some substantial improvements.
Oct 23, 2015, 7:55 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google OnHub Rooted, Turns Out To Be A Chromebook In Router's Clothing   —  Google hasn't said much about how its new OnHub router works—it's a mysterious black box (blue cylinder, technically) with inactive radios and updatable firmware.  The modders from Exploitee.rs have gotten their hands on an OnHub …
Oct 11, 2015, 5:30 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
LG Is Having An Event On October 1st, Probably To Announce The Dual-Display V10   —  LG just sent out invitations to an event on October 1st in New York.  The company hasn't said what device will be announced, but the recently leaked dual-screen V10 seems most likely.
Sep 15, 2015, 3:40 AMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
The Lenovo-Backed ZUK Z1 Will Be Sold Internationally With Cyanogen OS Starting Mid-October   —  Lenovo's ZUK smartphone brand got off to a great start in China when the recently announced Z1 managed over 2 million pre-orders in a week, but surprisingly, they aren't stopping in China.
Aug 21, 2015, 10:35 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Motorola Accidentally Leaks 2015 Moto G Options, Includes Up To 2GB Of RAM And Multiple Colors   —  We all know that a new Moto G is coming very soon, probably at Motorola's “find your match” event on July 27th.  Someone over at Moto HQ must have an itchy trigger finger, though.
Jul 25, 2015, 1:55 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
New Voicemail Transcription For Google Voice And Project Fi Reduces Errors By 49%   —  Sometimes Google's voicemail transcription is good enough to get the point across, and other times it's a seemingly random collection of words that only make sense when you're under the influence of really great narcotics.
Jul 24, 2015, 11:25 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
YouTube On Android Now Shows Vertical Videos Properly In Full Screen   —  Vertical videos are terrible for many reasons, but we may have to come to terms with the fact that many people just won't stop recording videos vertically.  This inescapable foible of humanity is made slightly less galling …
Jul 22, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context

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